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Amelia Josephson is a writer passionate about covering financial literacy topics. Her areas of expertise include retirement and home buying. Amelia's work has appeared across the web, including on AOL, CBS News and The Simple Dollar. She holds degrees from Columbia and Oxford. Originally from Alaska, Amelia now calls Brooklyn home.
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Houston, Texas is a fast-growing city. In fact, it may soon eclipse Chicago as the third-largest city in the country. But is Houston a good place to raise a family? Here’s a look at some factors parents might be interested in when deciding whether to raise a family in Houston. Read more
Based on the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data, the average salary for a millennial is $47,034 a year, or $905 a week. If you fit into this generation, it probably won’t shock you to learn that the average salary of a millennial today is an estimated 20% lower, in real terms, than the average salary that a baby boomer had at the same age. What’s more, today’s millennials are in deeper debt than their parents were at their age. A financial advisor can be a great resource for millennials looking to put together a financial plan. Read more